Yale Graduate School of Arts and Sciences: Interdisciplinary Humanities Symposium

Event time: 
Friday, November 19, 2021 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
Humanities Quadrangle See map
320 York Street
New Haven, CT 06511
Event description: 

Interdisciplinary Humanities Symposium

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This symposium will showcase Yale’s rich collection of resources in the humanities. The event will consist of research presentations from faculty and graduate students whose work engages with Yale collections, galleries, libraries, research centers, and institutes, as well as an info fair where attendees can learn how those resources can support their own learning, research, and teaching.

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Presentations will take place in HQ136


Welcome Remarks


“Teaching Within and Beyond the University with the Yale Prison Education Initiative” - Minh Vu (Ph.D. Student, American Studies)


Humanities, Arts and Public Health Practice at Yale (HAPPY)” - Judith Lichtman (Susan Dwight Bliss Professor and Chair of Chronic Disease Epidemiology at Yale School of Public Health; Director of the Humanities, Arts and Public Health Practice at Yale (HAPPY) Initiative)


“Digital Humanities at Yale: resources and initiatives” - Ayesha Ramachandran (Associate Professor of Comparative Literature) & Christophe Schuwey (Assistant Professor of French)




“Teaching Object-Driven Inquiry on West Campus” - Edward Cooke (Charles F Montgomery Professor of the History of Art; Director of the Center of Study in American Decorative Arts and Material Culture; Professor of American Studies)


“Out of Place: Re-situating objects from Yale’s collections” - Chitra Ramalingam (Lecturer, History of Science and Medicine)


“Highlights from the Yale Divinity Special Collections” - Claire Barnes (Masters Student in Religion and Ecology, Yale Divinity School)